Asthma is a chronic and long term disease of the airways. It is a condition when the airways in the lung get inflamed and narrowed, which restricts air supply. The inflammation causes the airways to be exceptionally sensitive to irritations and increases their vulnerability to an allergic reaction. The increased sensitivity will cause a reaction. The muscles in charge of controlling the airways tighten and trigger an overproduction of mucus. Asthma causes periods of chest tightness, coughing wheezing, and shortness of breath.
It affects everyone regardless of age and it often starts during childhood. It is the most chronic disease for children. People who have asthma may experience mild to severe symptoms that can happen every day or rarely. The severe symptom is known as asthma attacks, which happens when the symptoms are at their peak and might begin suddenly.
Asthma is serious. It can even be dangerous and fatal. About 250,000 people around the world die every year because of it. If you have asthma, you need proper treatment to live well. Without the treatment, you might have to visit the emergency room frequently. The exact cause of asthma is unknown, and the cause may vary for